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Cannons, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1941-1970

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Alternate title:Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland
Summary:Cannons, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, circa 1941-1970. Caption reads: "These Confederate cannon represent three batteries firing from this vicinity against Gen. Burnside's men attempting to cross Antietam Creek in the valley below. The battle in 1862 between 90,000 Federals and 40,000 Confederates resulted in a stalemate, but Lee's subsequent withdrawal ended his first effort to carry the Civil War outside of the Confederacy." Postcard number: 137149.
Creator:Traub, David E.
Provider:Traub Company
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Sharpsburg
Topical subjects:Cannons
Antietam National Battlefield (Md.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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